Felipe Ribadeneira Molestina, is a Founding Partner of LOPEZ & RIBADENEIRA CIA LTDA, a firm specialized in providing legal services in the corporate, tax, labor, corporate, investment support, public contracting and litigation areas; as well as foreign trade services. He is a specialist in designing and establishing public -private dialogues. Before establishing his signature, he worked at the Ecuadorian Federation of Exporters - FEDEXPOR, who was its Executive President for a period of 7 years. Additionally, he has been Chairman of the Board of the Non-Alcoholic Beverages Association of Ecuador AIBE, who was its promoter along with the brands recognized as COCA COLA, PEPSI, GATORADE among others; and in virtue of his great prestige within the trade union and legal area, he advised in turn several National Associations, such as the National Corporation of Aviculturists of Ecuador, the Ecuadorian Business Committee in his capacity as former Vice President and is currently also Director of the Chamber of Commerce of Quito. In his management as a representative of Fedexpor, he was one of the main actors and opinion leaders recognized by both the international national press as well as academia and public and private institutions, which positively influenced the negotiation process of the Multiparty Trade Agreement between Ecuador and the European Union, whose subscription was made on November 11, 2016, being a fundamental step for the future of exports from Ecuador.
Has executed the FAT project and project AL INVEST IV, projects that are developed with the support of the European Union, among the results of AL INVEST IV are consolidated: 48 business centers representing 300 SMEs nationwide, which are in process of internationalization, in turn has developed the seven consecutive versions of the National Convention of Exporters with Business Roundtables focused on SMEs, which have achieved more than 8 million dollars in business opportunities; as well as the six consecutive versions of the National Prize to the Exporter - PremioeXpor, highlighting the work of Ecuadorian companies and that counted with the presence of important personalities at national and international level, in the same way in April 2013 it presents the publication "Aciertos y Challenges of Foreign Trade of Ecuador ", book that is consolidated as a technical tool and instrument of academic consultation to promote quality goods and services from Ecuador to the World; It also organized the ACADEMY Latin America version of Ecuador, with the support of AL INVEST IV and Eurochambres in June 2013, where it gathered more than one hundred trade associations from all Latin America and Europe. As Executive President he managed to get FEDEXPOR to be a founding partner of the Network of Chambers of Latin America and Europe, founded with the support of the European Union and the AL INVEST IV project; as well as the Latin American Association of Exporters of Services (ALES), founded in Quito in 2012, with the support of the IDB Inter-American Development Bank. Since 2015, he has been recognized by important specialized media and by the most prestigious economic magazines in Ecuador, as one of the most influential businessmen and with the greatest corporate reputation, as recognized by América Economía Ecuador, Revista Vistazo, among others.